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Heidenloch

Heidenloch

Hiking Highlight

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Recommended by 180 out of 191 hikers

This Highlight is in a protected area

Please check local regulations for: Geo-Naturpark Bergstraße-Odenwald

Tips

  • Ein 🐟 namens Wander

    The pagan hole is a 50m deep shaft, which was mentioned as early as the 16th century, but its purpose is still unclear.
    Only in the 1930s was begun to explore the shaft.
    At the shelter, an information board is set up, which reveals details of the pagan hole.

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    • September 28, 2018

  • Thomas 🖤💚

    The Heidenloch is a 55 meter deep historical shaft with a diameter between three and four meters on the Heidelberg Heiligenberg. It is located a few meters west of the observation tower on the road to Heiligenberg. The shaft has been a popular attraction since early modern times. For a long time it was covered by a vault and barred. The shaft was opened in 1936 and researched for the first time by employees of the Kurpfälzisches Museum. In 1987 a shelter was built over the exposed shaft.

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    • May 19, 2020

  • Ondschi

    a deep shaft in the Heiligenberg

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    • July 16, 2022

  • Jonny

    56 m lower shaft.

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    • October 12, 2018

  • 🇺🇦Uwe 🏃‍♂️1098🏍

    Madness, such a deep shaft.
    But don't overlook the light switch!
    So you can see even more!

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    • August 16, 2021

  • Steffi

    Turn on the light! 💡 If you want to look into the shaft, press the green light switch head to the right of the entrance. About at chest / eye level

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    • June 7, 2020

  • Wander-Hirsch

    To the right of the entrance is a light switch for illuminating the well shaft

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    • October 22, 2020

  • JimundJeff

    Old well with information board on the history of its use since ancient times. Very interesting!

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    • November 15, 2020

  • JR on Tour

    Huge hole from the Celtic times

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    • February 6, 2021

  • Yvonne

    Please note the information boards for this slightly more than 50 meter deep shaft, the meaning of which has not been conclusively clarified. In the refuge there is a switch that turns on the light in the shaft, whereupon you can look far into it. The children found it very exciting!

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    • February 17, 2021

  • Yvonne

    Please note the information boards for this slightly more than 50 meter deep shaft, the meaning of which has not been conclusively clarified. In the refuge there is a switch that turns on the light in the shaft, whereupon you can look far into it. The children found it very exciting!

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    • February 17, 2021

  • Sabine 🦁

    A deep shaft from the distant past, the age and purpose of which has unfortunately not been clarified to this day. The information boards give a good overview of the findings so far.

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    • March 27, 2021

  • haertera

    An old well shaft with many stories and legends.

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    • August 1, 2021

  • Veronika 2020

    great well shaft, you can operate a light switch and then look down the 54 meters

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    • August 14, 2021

  • Rosi 🦋☀️

    Very interesting, you should definitely see it.

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    • October 6, 2021

  • 🍰 Ohne en

    A giant shaft (light switch)

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    • January 26, 2022

  • Michael

    great view of Heidelberg and the castle

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    • June 10, 2018

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Location: Electoral Palatinate, Germany

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